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Teaching Assistant in Applied Geosciences

Do you have a proactive and enthusiastic approach to your work? Would you like to be part of a supportive and friendly team? Do you have administrative experience of organising seminars, conferences and fieldwork? Are you able to engage with high quality teaching on applied geoscience topics at postgraduate level? 

As a highly motivated individual, having expertise in Engineering Geology and/or Structural Geology, you will contribute to the teaching and administration of research-led MSc programmes in the School of Earth and Environment: MSc Structural Geology with Geophysics, MSc Engineering Geology and MSc Exploration Geophysics. You should have a first degree and a masters degree in a suitable subject, ideally with relevant industrial experience. In addition to helping to deliver both classroom and field teaching, you will support a variety of student facing functions including the booking of travel and accommodation, organising events and maintaining electronic and paper-based records.

You will be a member of the Institute of Applied Geoscience, a community of over 80 academic staff, postdocs and PhD researchers who investigate fundamental earth processes. With research applications spanning energy, environmental, industrial and infrastructural themes, we have a strong international profile and are multi-disciplinary.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Christopher Green

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7378, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,025 to £32,236 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 3 years)
Release Date:  Tuesday 23 July 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 23 August 2019
Reference:  ENVEE1350
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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